Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: PREVENTION & more

My Word of the Day

PREVENTION (PREVE’NTION) n.s.[prevention, Fr. from preventum, Lat.]1. The act of going before.

The greater the distance, the greater the prevention; as in thunder, where the lightning precedeth the crack a good space. Bacon.

No odds appear’d In might or swift prevention. Milton.2. Preoccupation; anticipation.

Atchievements, plots, orders, preventions, Success or loss. Shakesp.3. Hinderance; obstruction.

Half way he met His daring foe, at this prevention more Incens’d. Milton.

Prevention of sin is one of the greatest mercies God can vouchsafe. South’s Sermons.4. Prejudice; prepossession. A French expression.

In reading what I have written, let them bring no particular gusto or any prevention of mind, and that whatsoever judgment they make, it may be purely their own. Dryden.

Recent references to PREVENTION on Twitter

@HamCoTNGov Mayor C and Mayor @AndyBerke proclaimed the month of September 2018 as "Suicide Prevention Awareness Month" and "Na… https://t.co/lcnqR2Gr73

@ruth_ehrlich Great to talk @CityWestminster prevention and early intervention with our partners @PassageCharity @RMGltd… https://t.co/k6MrXLr7wg

@BeautifulNBody If you’re not already watching GoodDoctorABC, you need to be. https://t.co/nYAoF7DZNk

@chuswo Stay. You don’t have to do it alone. For more information and resources, visit https://t.co/EUUPKbxcig.

If you are… https://t.co/BWlsLLwQOg

@cfpdx 5) Here’s a new sign — for those keeping track | “If you see a bunch of ladies hanging out with one guy that just… https://t.co/WfOURvkj4a

@EHS_CU_Anschutz #Fallprevention It’s fall prevention week! Put your "best foot forward!!!" https://t.co/VZyQCyKEIN

@OnwatchPlcNorth #SiteCrime #PlantTheft concerns? #Prevention is better than cure! We provide #Protection for many, we can for you t… https://t.co/XtRbtWGzuF

@CEPIvaccines Ebola prevention activities have been suspended in the #DRC after a rebel attack in the city of Beni.

Treatment c… https://t.co/ulkPdT0fll

@jamesca89074678 @Crooelala the reall face of labour, i remeber another old guy they had removed from a venue, he was in his 80s and… https://t.co/h3YP8Vp6YR

@therapy_coach @LadyGaga Is So Tired of People Assuming Her #Fibromyalgia Isn’t Real https://t.co/I17B6XxdUQ

@ElsevierNews Children whose mothers use marijuana are more likely to try it at younger age https://t.co/mscdk4Tzh4 #research… https://t.co/XyGdhAvgLE

@RhoThetaNupes Today kicks off NPHC Week, come and join us in a series of week long events. Beginning with the Hazing Prevention T… https://t.co/AgLIQce7fb

@cfpdx 4) Kenneth Castillo, primary prevention specialist at Voice of Hope — trains people working in hospitals to ID and… https://t.co/fSIBMuF8E5

@QuickSeriesPub 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college – and most of these assaults are committed by… https://t.co/q61ejlfyFK

@PreventionMag If you’re not already watching @GoodDoctorABC, you need to be. https://t.co/Da4KINzqPq

@MSUStudentLife September 24-28 is National Hazing Prevention Week. McNeese strives to be at the forefront of hazing prevention st… https://t.co/oR94QJb39W

@LawrenceRLawton Have you seen our latest news? https://t.co/POf3rS6E6m https://t.co/isSZlQ8LLr

@BSCChicago It’s Fall Prevention Awareness Week! Make sure to take steps to help your loved one prevent falls both in their hom… https://t.co/TEAZR4qt9L

@TrustWIParents Remember that saying, “sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me”? In today’s digital world… https://t.co/ER8NaQ239b

@queensmereo Debenhams are #hiring for a #full time Loss Prevention Supervisor in Slough! 🎉 For more information regarding the… https://t.co/8dd7dlzxLw

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@4udailywisdom “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.”― Samuel Johnson

#motivationalquotes… https://t.co/OrosWv1ERk

@QuotePicNet "Clear your mind of can’t" – Samuel Johnson

@Inspired2Share "Clear your mind of can’t" – Samuel Johnson

@NorthernClayCtr September Featured Artist Samuel Johnson references the unpredictable nature of humanity with the “irregular and na… https://t.co/JTnhL2xLxJ

@_cirrus_minor_ 🎲 When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. — Samuel Johnson

@jposhaughnessy "The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." ~ Samuel Johnson

@RichRudnick “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” -Samuel Johnson… https://t.co/VoiSNo1P5L

@drrotem Thought of the Day: "Curiosity is one of the permanent certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect." Samuel Johnson

@RichRudnick “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” -Samuel Johnson https://t.co/T8ZPOBS1EB

@MIB1188 @BrigidKemmerer The Samuel Johnson series by John Connolly

@mission_pranit The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humani… https://t.co/a6NQgNkdUP

@DanStreet34 “The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek… https://t.co/CxVHqtTAgf

@BrianF1Man @kieranburke83 @AoDespair “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." – Samuel Johnson, 1775

@JMMDubois1 A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.

Samuel Johnson


@pvandck @Equus214 @LowTaxChloe @guyverhofstadt Fierce imbecile, more like. And so brave you make yourself anonymous. "Patri… https://t.co/xmEgCq6gbD

@NutritionPair Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. ~Samuel Johnson #QOTD #MondayMotivation

@RosettaFHarris1 Celebrities: Then and now https://t.co/J5zrG6ThXh Yes, these are my best from the rest: Jean Claude Van Damme, Sylv… https://t.co/7KmhoQrhRW

@6esm There ya go again, making up science. Samuel Johnson (1709-84) infamously stated: “Sir you are giving a reason for… https://t.co/4u6ktpzmwo

@johnqp33 “ The devil was the first Whig.” – Samuel Johnson https://t.co/9F9iXbN9vV

@eenayray Oats: A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. (Samuel Johnson)… https://t.co/lgqT5Uzw2a

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